Category: Interviews

L.A. Times Interviews Williams (UPDATED)

UPDATE: You can read the full, unedited version of the interview here. “Working with J.J. was certainly invigorating. I felt that he had made [the film] consistently and organically related to George Lucas’ incredibly original vision. At the same time,…

John Williams Interview on PBS – Now Online

John Williams was recently interviewed by Tavis Smiley about his career and writing the music for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The full interview, which aired on Tuesday, December 15 on PBS,  is now available at the PBS website. You…

Sharks and Bandits: A Q&A with Mike Matessino

by Jason LeBlanc 2015 has been a great year to be a John Williams fan. For the 40th anniversary of Jaws, Geffen Records reissued the original LP program on vinyl and digital. For the 25th anniversary of Home Alone, Sony…

J.J. Abrams on Working with John Williams

J.J. Abrams talked about working with John Williams in an interview for WIRED that will be part of the magazine’s next issue. Here’s the full Williams-related excerpt: “Oh my god! First of all, forget his talent and his achievement. As…